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New rule sets stage for banning risky technologies from government supply chains

This new rule gives the Federal Acquisition Security Council the ability to tell contractors when to exclude or remove a product deemed risky.

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After the Huawei and ZTE bans, what’s next for China trade policy

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Supply chain intel directorate aims to inform procurement ‘risk calculus’

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Task force on supply chain will make recommendations for 2022 NDAA

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, photo, visitors tour an exhibitor booth with a 5G on display at the Smart China Expo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The World Bank and a Chinese Cabinet agency have urged Beijing to roll back plans for government-led technology development that are fueling a tariff war with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)

Rise of 5G drives intelligence community to refine cyber threat information sharing practices

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Ban on Chinese products starts today despite confusion over acquisition rule

The interim rule implementing Section 889 of the 2019 NDAA takes effect Aug. 13 requiring agencies to add a provision to all new task orders and solicitation…

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Deadline to cut federal ties with Chinese telecom companies fast approaching

Thursday brings the statutory deadline for contractors to certify they comply with law banning telecommunications equipment from certain Chinese companies.

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Ban on Chinese made telecom equipment starts soon

The ban on federal contractor use of certain Chinese made equipment is getting to be something of a nightmare for some.

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